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British Rail Class 333
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A Class 333 EMU approaches Steeton and Silsden station.
In service 2000 - Current
Manufacturer Siemens AG and CAF
Refurbishment 2008 - 2009
Number built 16 trainsets
Formation 4 cars per trainset
Capacity 260 seats (3 cars)
360 seats (4 cars)
Operator(s) Northern Rail
Specifications
Maximum speed 100 mph (161 km/h)
Weight 147.9 t (3 cars)
186.4 t (4 cars)
Power output 1.4 MW
Electric system(s) 25 kV AC Overhead
Braking system(s) Regenerative air brake
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)

The British Rail Class 333 electric multiple units were built by Siemens and are based on the Class 332 trains operated by Heathrow Express.

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